Mental Health

The Department of Health has issued a revised code of practice for the Mental Health Act 1983 to ensure that all patients receive high quality and saf
The mood swings of people with bipolar disorder are influenced by their thoughts according to researchers.
Some mental health workers find it difficult to recognise their own burnout and even when they do they struggle to admit it to others says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
Employees who are suffering from burnout are more likely to make spontaneous and irrational decisions.
High quality me-time not only improves your psychological wellbeing it can also make you a more engaged employee.
Employees using various technological devices to stay 'switched on' for work outside of office hours may face detrimental effects to their wellbeing and private life says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
People working in prisons and in secure hospitals in the UK may be at considerable risk of work-related stress, exhaustion and depression says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology conference in Glasgow. 
Children with autism can become more assertive if they have grown up with pets in the home, suggests a new study.
Infants who are behaviourally inhibited and insecurely attached to their parents are more likely to develop anxiety problems as teenagers, according to a new study.
A clinical psychologist who has worked in NHS mental health services in Shropshire for the last 20 years has been honoured by the British Psychological Society. Dr Guy Holmes has won the 2014 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Practice.
Eight pilot schemes set to lead the way in innovating change to services for children and young people with mental health issues have scooped a share of a £500k fund.
People are less likely to be overwhelmed with negative thoughts if they establish regular sleeping patterns, a new study has revealed.
Having a strong identification with a social group, such as a choir or a sports club, can help protect you against mental illness.
DCP Faculty for Psychosis and Complex Mental Health: Rehabilitation and Recovery Network
A report published today by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology ch
On our Research Digest, guest blogger Jordan Gaines Lewis reports on a new study.
People with social anxiety disorder could be unnecessarily worrying about how they are perceived by others, a new study has suggested.
The Royal College of Nursing has warned that mental health services throughout the UK are under "unprecedented strain".
Three free public events on psychology are being held during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in Glasgow next week. The conference takes place at t he Raddison Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow.
The Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is calling on frontline professionals to air their views on how
This is a good introduction to the topics of mindfulness as an attitude, exploring spirituality and psychological wellbeing for health. Timetable
Television programmes such as Coronation Street, Holby City and Homeland have been commended for their depiction of mental health problems.
Loneliness increases the risk of poor sleep, higher blood pressure, cognitive and immune decline, depression, and ultimately an earlier death.
A new edition of the ‘dictionary’ of mental illnesses was published last year, DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, fifth edition).
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** The workshop considers the presentation of stress reactions in children and how to assess them. Timetable
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